SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Coxcomb Peak (AUS) 76° 40' 00.1" S 159° 49' 59.9" E Peak
Name ID: 1952 Place ID: 3063

A dolerite feature south of Plumstead Valley in the Allan Hills. Discovered by the NZARP Allan Hills Expedition (1964) and so named because of its jaunty appearance in profile.

Coxcomb Peak (USA) 76° 38' 00.0" S 159° 49' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 123887 Place ID: 3063

A dolerite elevation which overlooks the south end of Plumstead Valley in the Allan Hills, Victoria Land. Reconnoitered by the NZARP Allan Hills Expedition (1964) who gave the name because of the jaunty appearance of the feature in profile.

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